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The Care and Feeding of Elephants

Monthly archives for April 2012:


Shard Boiled

In our architectural overview post last May, we gave a high-level description of the “shard” servers we use for both data storage and application logic. Since Evernote is a personal memory service rather than a social network, we can easily … Continue reading

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Security enhancements for third party authentication

The security and privacy of our users’ data is our top priority. This is reflected in our three laws of data protection, and it’s reflected in the way that we design our service and the products that access it. As a … Continue reading

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Building apps, Metro style

A bit over a year ago we started working on Evernote for Windows Phone 7. The first task was to get our C# SDK working in Silverlight so that we could access the Evernote API. Our API is built on Apache … Continue reading

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